Ptolemy Philadelphus

36 BC - 29 BC

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Ptolemy XVI Philadelphus Antonius (Greek: Πτολεμαῖος ὁ Φιλάδελφος, "Ptolemy the brother-loving", August/September 36 BC – 29 BC) was a Ptolemaic prince and was the youngest and fourth child of Greek Ptolemaic Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and her third with Roman Triumvir Mark Antony. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ptolemy Philadelphus has received more than 18,500 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Ptolemy Philadelphus is the 2,504th most popular politician (up from 3,768th in 2019), the 299th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 377th in 2019) and the 165th most popular Turkish Politician.

Ptolemy Philadelphus is most famous for his library in Alexandria, Egypt.

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Among politicians, Ptolemy Philadelphus ranks 2,504 out of 15,710Before him are Köprülüzade Fazıl Ahmed Pasha, Childebert II, Constantine III, Karl Carstens, Gennady Yanayev, and Bahadur Shah Zafar. After him are Franz Ziereis, Dagobert II, Werner von Haeften, Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich of Russia, Catherine Pavlovna of Russia, and Psamtik II.

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Among people born in 36 BC, Ptolemy Philadelphus ranks 2Before him is Antonia Minor.  Among people deceased in 29 BC, Ptolemy Philadelphus ranks 1After him are Emperor Sujin and Mariamne I.

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Among people born in Turkey, Ptolemy Philadelphus ranks 299 out of 1,128Before him are Andranik (1865), Thrasymachus (-459), Papias of Hierapolis (70), Antiochus VII Sidetes (-159), Evagrius Ponticus (345), and Polyxena (null). After him are Zosimus (460), Erasmus of Formia (300), Lydia of Thyatira (100), Philemon (100), Basiliscus (500), and Libanius (314).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Ptolemy Philadelphus ranks 165Before him are Eudokia Makrembolitissa (1021), Chryseis (null), Cevdet Sunay (1899), Attalus III (-170), Antiochus VII Sidetes (-159), and Polyxena (null). After him are Basiliscus (500), Seleucus IV Philopator (-217), Fritigern (400), Midhat Pasha (1822), Alexios I of Trebizond (1182), and Menua (-900).